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William E. James, 63, Of Somers, Navy Veteran, Businessman

William E. James
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SOMERS, N.Y. - William E. James of Somers died Oct. 12. He was 63.

James was the son of William and Lucille James. He was raised in Port Chester and served in the U.S. Navy. He was a businessman.

James is survived by his son, David James; daughters, Cynthia James, Christina (Nicholas) Ciminello; three granddaughters; wife, Sophie James; brothers; and extended family. He was predeceased by his parents.

Calling hours are Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 2 to 4 and from 7 to 9 p.m. at Balsamo-Cordovano Funeral Home in Carmel. A Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Community Bible Church in Ossining. Interment will be at St. Lawrence Cemetery in Brewster following the funeral.

Memorials may be made in James’s honor to Pacific Garden Mission, Chicago. (

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